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FBI arrests suspect in 20 East Coast bank robberies, including September heist in Catonsville

FBI arrests suspect in 20 East Coast bank robberies, including September heist in Catonsville

A bank robbery suspect from South Florida was arrested by FBI agents after a string of approximately 20 heists along the Eastern Seaboard that included the September robbery of a PNC Bank in Catonsville, authorities announced Tuesday. Officials said Luis A. Alomar, 37, was arrested about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Long Island suburb of Medford, N.Y. He was being held on state and federal charges in connection with the robberies, which began in August. Agents said Alomar used firearms or threatening notes to carry out the crimes. They also said the short, stocky and bald suspect wore a "heavy puffy jacket" or a large brown cowboy hat to hide his appearance during the...

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